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Description: Discusses Nigerian traditions, culture, religion, media, literature, and arts.
Description: This text captures within a single volume a wide range of themes that underline the foundations of modern Nigeria, notably nationalism, constitutional development, politics and government, economy, culture, ethnicity and religion. A comprehensive compendium of the colonial history of Nigeria, this book combines an interdisciplinary framework of analysis with critical discourse to produce a unique and fresh interpretation of colonial history as a whole.
Description: A Mouth Sweeter Than Salt gathers the stories and reflections of the early years of Toyin Falola, the historian of Africa and one of the sons of Ibadan, the notable Yoruba city-state in Nigeria.
Description: Written by leading experts in African studies, this broad introduction to Nigeria follows the history of the republic from the early period to the present day. Supports the National Standards of Geography through the inclusion of Advanced Placement (AP) Human Geography topics Contains facts and figures, a chart of holidays, and a list of country-related organizations that promote further research ...
Description: Offered as the first tribute to celebrate and honour the immense contribution of Professor Toyin Falola to the study of Africa and Nigeria, this book covers all the major themes in the modern history of Nigeria: education, law, political development, economy, gender, ethnicity, language, culture and art. The contributors work with original manuscripts and fresh interpretations to present, in a single volume, the most original and comprehensive knowledge about Nigeria, Africa's most populous country.
Description: Nigeria is Africa's most populous country and the world's eighth largest oil producer, but its success has been undermined in recent decades by ethnic and religious conflict, political instability, rampant official corruption and an ailing economy. Toyin Falola, a leading historian intimately acquainted with the region, and Matthew Heaton, who has worked extensively on African science and culture,...
Description: Ideal for high school students and undergraduates, this volume explores contemporary life and culture in Libya. • Two dozen black-and-white images • A glossary of terms
Description: Describes major events in African history, from ancient times through the twentieth-century, discussing each event's historical significance, social and geographical context, and its long-term impact.
Description: An analysis of the ties between culture and every aspect of African life, using Africa's past to explain present situations.